News and notes from around the interweb:
- OpenTable, which has one of the scammier rewards programs reminds that they continue to expire points during the global pandemic when eating indoors in restaurants seems inadvisable (and eating outdoors is unpleasant in 100 degree every day Texas).
The e-mail subject is “Reminder: some of your points are expiring” and it begins “We know there’s a lot going on in the world right now and we all miss the restaurant experiences we love.” And so they offer “a friendly reminder that” their points expire.
- ‘Burn this ride to the ground’: The worst, most hated attraction in Disney history (HT: @thetvlinsider)
- Gogo in talks to sell its commercial airline wifi business
- 8 Texas airports have collaborated on safe operating standards and have made a coloring book. Can I tell you how badly I want a #FlySafeTexas coloring book? It’s for my daughter. I promise.
- The proper way to cook your steak at home
Etihad ‘Apartment’ First Class Steak
- American Express reported to be in advanced talks to buy Kabbage the small business funding site that had all but collapsed before the pandemic but pivoted to processing PPP loans.